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Cheshire adds its own somewhat interesting place names with Bottom Flash, Andrew's Knob and Winterbottom making the map

Marvellous Map of Britain highlights our silliest (and rudest) places

This map, which shows all of the UK’s rudest place names. Here is part of the north of England, which boasts Bottom Flash and Tickle Cock Bridge.

A sticker calling for asylum for Edward Snowden seen in Berlin.  (Photo: Tony Webster/flickr/cc)

The European Parliament passed a resolution Thursday urging its nations to afford NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden protection.

US-Led Bombings in Syria Kill 77 Civilians, Including Many Children | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

19 Jul US-Led Bombings in Syria Kill 77 Civilians, Including Many Children

Seeking to find out exactly what Exxon knew, and when the oil giant knew it, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued the corporation an 18-page subpoena seeking four decades of documents, research findings, and communications related to climate change, according to news reports on Thursday.

Exxon’s Climate ‘Scandal’ Escalates As NY Attorney General Issues Subpoena

Edward Snowden NSA revelations 'one of the major issues of the 21st Century' says The Guardian's editor in chief Alan Rusbridger

Edward Snowden NSA revelations 'one of the major issues of the Century' says The Guardian's editor in chief Alan Rusbridger

Theresa May has promoted a staunch eurosceptic MP to the Government’s Brexit Department who previously said leaving the European Union with no deal would be “great” for Britain.

Theresa May's new Brexit minister said a ‘no deal’ would be 'great'

Theresa May has promoted a staunch eurosceptic MP to the Government’s Brexit Department who previously said leaving the European Union with no deal would be “great” for Britain.

Gorsuch's propensity to discount humanity disqualifies him for a seat on the highest court. The senator’s question was simple and straightforward: What would you have done?Judge Neil Gorsuch wouldn’t answer. He couldn’t say whether, on orders from an employer, he’d have driven a tractor trailer with locked brakes, endangering the lives of other motorists, or instead allowed himself to freeze to death in sub-zero cold in an unheated truck cab while awaiting a mechanic.

Gorsuch's propensity to discount humanity disqualifies him for a seat on the highest court. The senator’s question was simple and straightforward: What would you have done?Judge Neil Gorsuch wouldn’t answer. He couldn’t say whether, on orders from an employer, he’d have driven a tractor trailer with locked brakes, endangering the lives of other motorists, or instead allowed himself to freeze to death in sub-zero cold in an unheated truck cab while awaiting a mechanic.

‘Have I Got News For You’ Takes On Sadiq Khan’s London Mayoral Victory

'Have I Got News For You' Take On London's First Muslim Mayor Was Comedy Gold

Frankie Boyle on ‘Have I Got News For You’ rips Paul Golding’s Sadiq Khan ‘protest’

Agricultural dept, new vehicles not fit for purpose

Agricultural dept, new vehicles not fit for purpose

In 1951, inspired by a mix of guilt and hope, governments around the world got together to write a Refugee Convention. It was sort of a blue print for how not to be a douche during a humanitarian cata

The Destruction of the Calais 'Jungle' and Europe's Short-term Memory

In inspired by a mix of guilt and hope, governments around the world got together to write a Refugee Convention. It was sort of a blue print for how not to be a douche during a humanitarian cata

‘In the interests of remaining within the law, I sent Salford City Council a list of words I’m considering using, asking which are permissible’

You want to stop people swearing in the posh part of town? *#?! off!

Salford will fine you for using ‘foul and abusive language’ in the Quays. I’ve set up a swear box to cover the costs

Benefit claimants die as DWP staff keep failing to follow suicide guidelines – Black Triangle Campaign

Disabled activists say government-funded research, which concludes that the programme to reassess people on incapacity benefit through the work capability

Nelson's Column And Sherlock Holmes Given Air Pollution Masks In Greenpeace Stunt

Nelson's Column And Sherlock Holmes Given Air Pollution Masks In Greenpeace Stunt

Response to our survey provides insight into hopes, priorities and frustrations of Labour voters, members and Corbyn supporters

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